6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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6 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Pori
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
Pori

Pori ©
Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko). Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Cross, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma, then make a trip to Juselius Mausoleum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Yyteri Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pori journey builder site .

Philadelphia, USA to Pori is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Pori due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, expect Pori to be little chillier, temps between 67°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Pori

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Rauma
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Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Juselius Mausoleum ©
Juselius Mausoleum
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 22nd (Thu), have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: browse the collection at Turku City Library, then delve into the distant past at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then brush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Turku road trip tool .

Getting from Pori to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kotka.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo ©
Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo

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night
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): stroll around Riverside Park and then walk around Sapokka Water Garden.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kotka vacation planner.

You can drive from Turku to Kotka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Wildlife
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park

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